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Science for children: shaping the future by expanding young minds

Children are the future. A future that will depend on their ability to make informed decisions on complex topics. Gaining scientific literacy and critical thinking skills will help secure that future.

Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept. Laura Henderson interview.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Laura Henderson on science communication and children

Laura Henderson: "We need to give children access to today's discoveries so they can lead the world of tomorrow" Interview with Laura Henderson, Head of the Program for Public Outreach of Frontiers for Young Minds (FYM), a journal that offers science to children, edited by children. What is Frontiers for Young Minds? Laura Henderson: FYM ...

Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept. Rita Campos interview.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Rita Campos on science communication and children

Interview with Rita Campos, researcher at the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra (CES-UC), member of the Observatory for Education Policies and Professional Development, and co-coordinator of the Working Group "Citizen Science and Education" What drove you to get involved in science communication for children? Rita Campos: My personal answer is that ...

the challenge of promoting sound science – interview with Simon Clark

The challenge of promoting sound science – interview with Simon Clark

Simon Clark is a scientist who regularly posts online videos covering scientific topics. He also wrote ‘Firmament’ - a book on climate change. In this interview for the European Science-Media Hub Simon Clark talks about the importance of making accurate science information available to citizens and the challenges of getting a complex message across to ...

The Future of Science Communication Conference Bringing Science Communicators and Researchers Together

ESMH participates in the conference on the future of science communication in Europe

How to communicate scientific evidence in the digital era? How to maintain an open dialogue with citizens and address disinformation and misinformation? Could science communication be more structured and institutionalised at European level? These were the main issues discussed at the second Future of Science Communication Conference (FSCC 2.0) on 26 April in Brussels. Academics, ...

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Laurence Vardaxoglou: ‘The climate-ambivalent community in Europe is large and deserves attention’

A surprisingly high proportion of European citizens are ambiguous about human responsibility in climate change. This group is especially susceptible to disinformation and is large enough to hinder climate action.

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Interview with Frank Kelly: How to effectively communicate uncertainty?

We spoke with chair of the report Frank Kelly, Emeritus Professor of the Mathematics of Systems at the University of Cambridge. The world's oldest independent scientific academy, the Royal Society, dedicated to promoting excellence in science, has published a new report on the challenge of scientific misinformation: how can we foster a healthier online information ...

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‘Science for Ukraine’ – How European scholars help their Ukrainian colleagues

Just a few days after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European researchers and students are showing unprecedented solidarity towards Ukrainian academics and students. Under the hashtag #scienceforukraine, scientists, research organisations and laboratories voluntarily offer office space, short-term paid positions or accommodation.